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2014 KF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for European Region

September 19, 2021 - 19:39

Program Outline
The purpose of the postdoctoral fellowship is to support the full-time research of rising scholars who have recently earned a Ph.D. in a Korea-related topic at a university or research organization located in the European region.
Applicant Eligibility
Rising scholars with a recent Ph.D. in the humanities, social sciences, arts or culture on a Korea-related topic must fulfill the following criteria:
– Has citizenship or permanent residency status in a country outside Korea
– Has not been awarded a position at a university equivalent or exceeding that of a full-time lecturer or designated as a senior researcher of a research institution
– Has obtained a Ph.D. degree within the past five years
– A Ph.D. candidate who is scheduled to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2014
Important Reminders on Application Process
– Postdoctoral fellows receiving research stipends under this fellowship program must be registered and conduct research at a major overseas university in the European region that offers a Korean Studies program and has a Korean Studies faculty and library collection.
– Postdoctoral fellows may not conduct research at the university from which he or she obtained his or her Ph.D. degree.
– Recipients of the Postdoctoral Fellowship may not hold concurrent fellowships from either the Foundation or any other institution. 
   **If you receive a scholarship from another institution, the Foundation will cease its support and request a reimbursement of the grant fund.
– Fellowship recipients must enroll in the applied program in the semester indicated on the application. Admission may not be deferred to the following year.
– Recipients may receive the KF postdoctoral fellowship only once. Those who have already received the fellowship may not reapply.
Number of Available Fellowships
Approx. 2
Supported Activities
All aspects of academic research, including the editing of one’s doctoral dissertation for publication
Grant Period
1 year (September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2014 (KST)
2014 KF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for European Region


September 19, 2021